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  • Mental And Physical Effects Of Marijuana

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    Mental and Physical Effects of Marijuana Marijuana - also named weed, hash, pot, Mary Jane, and many others– is, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the number one used illegal and addictive drug around the globe (Williamson, Buckland, & Cunningham, 2013). Users of the psychoactive plant range anywhere from adolescents to senior citizens, and from all social and economic classes. It has, in recent years, gained approval by the FDA for use as a medicine to help treat symptoms of various

  • Should Marijuana Be Legal?

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    that are in marijuana . The chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol which is also known as THC. THC is known to be responsible for the mind- altering effect on the brain. The chemical changes the way the brain works and how the mind views the world. Knowing the Effects, the health benefits, and the law on marijuana will help you understand why the marijuana should be legalized. Marijuana affects the brain in many different ways. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Which is the main chemical in marijuana

  • The Argument Essay: The Decriminalization Of Marijuana

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    According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), “Marijuana also called weed, herb, pot, grass, bud, ganja, Mary Jane, and a vast number of other slang terms is a greenish-gray mixture of the dried, shredded leaves and flowers of Cannabis sativa the hemp plant.” For centuries this plant has been used by men and women worldwide for a wide array of medical ailments. Its medical benefits forms the premise on which many countries have had and continue to have the discussion for the plant’s decriminalization

  • The Effects of Marijuana Essay

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    People might think smoking marijuana is cool. They might try it without knowing what it is or what affects is has on you. Once someone smokes it for the first time, they might keep doing it again and again and they could get hooked on it for life. People who use marijuana usually never use any other type of illegal drugs, but more than seven thousand five hundred people get arrested for using marijuana every year. There is a wide variety of marijuana, but they are all based off of two marijuana plants

  • Patients ' Health Of Medical Marijuana

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    Patients’ Health Utilizing Medical Marijuana Karen Mak Rutgers University Introduction to Research Methods, Fall 2016 Abstract The following study proposal would review the results of the overall health outcomes of patients who replaced pharmaceutical treatment with medical marijuana. The study will look at the improvements in meal consumption, Clinical Global Impression scores, Pittsburgh Agitation Scale, and the decrease in the symptom being monitored. The studies being reviewed research

  • Marijuana V. Alcohol Essay

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    Marijuana v. Alcohol Grass. Ganja. Kush. Weed. Pot. Mary Jane. Marijuana. Marijuana is an illegal substance in America, used by people to get “high.” It has become a recent debate over whether it is right to legalize marijuana or to keep it as an illegal substance. Many people believe that marijuana is a dangerous substance that should never be legalized in America. These people focus on marijuana which is harmless in comparison to alcohol, which is a legal and widely used substance in America

  • Effects Of Marijuana On Young People Results Various Casualties Essay

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    Sindhu Ojha Paper 2.1 Marijuana consumption in young people results various casualties. The consequence of marijuana legalization in adolescents is a topic of concern in the public. Parents particularly fear marijuana legalization because their kids are at a higher risk of consuming it. They desire their kid’s healthy and blissful life and try to confine them from smoking pot. Other stakeholders in this issue include lawmakers and young people. Even though there is no recorded death due to excessive

  • Informative Speech: The Medicinal Purposes Of Marijuana

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    the therapeutic effects of cannabis relate to its ability to reduce chronic pain, nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, and spasticity (tight or stiff muscles) from Multiple Sclerosis (MS)," Bonn-Miller says. A. The combination of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabinol (CBD) extracts gives relief of spasticity. Jody Corey-Bloom a Neurologist studied 30 multiple sclerosis patients with painful contractions in their muscles. These patients didn't respond to other treatments, but after smoking

  • Pros and Cons of Marijuana

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    Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on hemp paper (Conrad, Frazier). Hemp can be used for a number of things and is good for the environment, but the part of the plant that gets people “high” is THC. This is interesting because delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC pills have been approved by the FDA and have been on the market since 1985 (Dubner para.5). So if the only part of the plant that is abused for recreational use is legal for you to purchase what the government is so worried about? Of

  • Marijuana Should Be Banned Marijuana

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    Throughout the history of agriculture, the marijuana plant, also known as cannabis or hemp has been extensively used as a source of medicine, fiber, and intoxicant. In the ancient folklore and writings of China and India, the earliest known descriptions of cannabis are evident. According to historians, marijuana was mostly used a ritual intoxicant and later on, it found significance in folk medicine. The practice of smoking of marijuana has only appeared recently. There has been a lot of literature

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